Motto: Geology for Sustainable Development in Natural Resources Exploration and Exploitation

PGD. Programmes
The PGD programme is carried out in three major fields, viz.
  1. Environmental Geology
  2. Geology
  3. Petroleum Geology

Duration:
The programme would run on a full time of one year (12 calendar months).

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Admission Requirements:
Candidates must satisfy the University general requirements and that of the Faculty of Science with regard to English Language and Mathematics respectively. In addition candidates must have obtained Five Credits at O/Level, which must include Chemistry, Physics and Biology. The minimum qualification for admission to the postgraduate diploma in Geology programmes in the Department of Geology is any of the following:
  • Holders of Bachelor's degrees with a Third (3rd) class in Geology.
  • Holders of HND with at least Upper credit level pass in Geology, or Lower credit with a minimum of 5 years post-qualification experience. However, students may be required to take remedial undergraduate courses to make up for deficiencies where such exist, with a minimum of 3 years post-qualification experience.

Courses offered

PGD. Environmental Geology   |   PGD. Geology   |   PGD. Petroleum Geology
S/N Course Code Course Title Credit Units Semester
1 GEOL701 Advanced Mineralogy and Petrology 2 First Semester
2 GEOL703 Advanced Structural Geology I 2 First Semester
3 GEOL705 Advanced Geochemical Techniques 2 First Semester
4 GEOL707 Environmental Management 2 First Semester
5 GEOL709 Advanced Hydrogeology 2 First Semester
6 GEOL731 Environmental Pollution 2 First Semester
7 GEOL781 Research Seminar I 1 First Semester
8 GEOL704 Geophysical Data Acquisition and Interpretation 2 Second Semester
9 GEOL732 Analysis of Geologic Hazards 2 Second Semester
10 GEOL782 Research Seminar II 1 Second Semester
11 GEOL790 Research Project 6 Second Semester
S/N Course Code Course Title Credit Units Semester
1 GEOL701 Advanced Mineralogy and Petrology 2 First Semester
2 GEOL703 Advanced Structural Geology I 2 First Semester
3 GEOL705 Advanced Geochemical Techniques 2 First Semester
4 GEOL707 Environmental Management 2 First Semester
5 GEOL709 Advanced Hydrogeology 2 First Semester
6 GEOL711 Palaeontology and Stratigraphy 2 First Semester
7 GEOL781 Research Seminar I 1 First Semester
8 GEOL 702 Mineral Exploration Techniques 2 Second Semester
9 GEOL704 Geophysical Data Acquisition and Interpretation 2 Second Semester
10 GEOL782 Research Seminar II 1 Second Semester
11 GEOL790 Research Project 6 Second Semester
S/N Course Code Course Title Credit Units Semester
1 GEOL 703 Advanced Structural Geology I 2 First Semester
2 GEOL 707 Environmental Management 1 First Semester
3 GEOL 781 Research Seminar I 1 First Semester
4 GEOL 711 Palaeontology and Stratigraphy 2 First Semester
5 GEOL 721 Advanced Sedimentology 2 First Semester
6 GEOL 725 Advanced Well-logging Techniques 2 First Semester
7 GEOL 729 Petroleum Geology and Economics 2 First Semester
8 GEOL 704 Geophysical Data Acquisition and Interpretation 2 Second Semester
9 GEOL 722 Basin and Reservoir Analysis 2 Second Semester
10 GEOL 782 Research Seminar II 1 Second Semester
11 GEOL 790 Research Project 6 Second Semester